Exceptional education at Walla Walla University begins with small classes, personalized attention, and outstanding professors. Our experienced faculty bring their expertise into small classes and labs, providing personalized attention to help students succeed.

Walla Walla University offers a wide range of study options, including bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as an associate of science degree with four areas of study. All programs are rooted in the liberal arts philosophy, providing a broad-based and well-rounded education.

Academic opportunities

Honors program

Our general studies honors program provides students with a group of interdisciplinary courses stressing independent research, writing, and discussion. 

Apply to join the honors program.

Study abroad

In partnership with Adventist Colleges Abroad (ACA) program, students can earn academic credit and complete a certain number of program requirements abroad. ACA offers a dozen study abroad locations where students are immersed in the language and culture of another country. Other study abroad programs are also available through the Humanities program for academically qualified students, including a program at Oxford University. 

Learn about ACA.


Internships and job shadowing integrate academic learning within a work environment. The Student Development Center helps students identify cooperative learning experiences that provide insight and experience related to their career. Students may even receive academic credit for prearranged work experience. 

Find internship opportunities.

Study tours

Two traveling study tours are offered with academic credit available. The School of Theology facilitates a near-east Bible Lands study tour of significant Biblical sites. Additionally, the Department of English and the Department of History and Philosophy team up to sponsor an educational tour of the United Kingdom.

Learn about the Bible Lands study tour.

Learn about the History of England study tour.